Amazing. This happens to me all the time. I perform a Google search so pertinent, relevant and fine that its like a scalpel cutting through the cruft and garbage of the Interwebz. It yields a single pebble of truth... and it's in Chinese. Fuck.
"/var/crash/magic" "No such file or directory"
I'm trying to get netdump installed on a server that's giving us some trouble. I'll post an update when I have the solution.
Update: Not bothering w/ netdump anymore right now.